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Hundley re-elected Farm Bureau Women’s Committee chair

Hundley re-elected Farm Bureau Women’s Committee chair
A. Faye Hundley of Champlain in Essex County was elected Nov. 29 to a second two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Committee.



Rockbridge County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Rockbridge County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Rockbridge County beef cattle and small grain producer Russell L. Williams II of Buena Vista was elected Nov. 29 to a second three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Farm Bureau honors Southwest Virginia business leader

Farm Bureau honors Southwest Virginia business leader
Autry O.V. "Pete" DeBusk of Lee County was honored Nov. 28 with Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award during the VFBF 2018 Annual Convention in Hot Springs.



Goochland County farmer is re-elected president of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation

Goochland County farmer is re-elected president of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation
Goochland County hay and grain producer Wayne F. Pryor of Hadensville was elected Nov. 29 to a seventh two-year term as president of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.



Franklin County producer is re-elected Farm Bureau vice president

Franklin County producer is re-elected Farm Bureau vice president
Franklin County farmer Scott E. Sink of Blacksburg was elected Nov. 29 to a fourth two-year term as vice president of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.



Northampton County farmer will chair Farm Bureau committee, represent young producers on organization’s board

Northampton County farmer will chair Farm Bureau committee, represent young producers on organization’s board
Northampton County row crop, vegetable and aquaculture producer S. Kyle Sturgis of Cape Charles was elected Nov. 29 to a two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee.



Make your own colonial swag

Make your own colonial swag

Learn how to make your own colonial swag




Fried Spinach and Apple on Corn Pone

Fried Spinach and Apple on Corn Pone
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



Roasted Beets and Feta Cheese Salad

Roasted Beets and Feta Cheese Salad
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.



AFBF vice president: Farmers have ear of Trump administration

AFBF vice president: Farmers have ear of Trump administration
American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal said “unprecedented access” to the Trump administration has led to some successes for U.S. farmers this year.



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